Media, Inclusion, & Disability: Resources for Attitudinal Change (MIDRAC)

29 August 2017

  • Sector: Communications, Information, Media and Advocacy
  • Country location: Indonesia
  • Grantee: University of Sydney
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Photo: Participants and workshop leaders posing together after presenting policy recommendations to the Yogyakarta Department of Education, January 2016 (Credit: N/A).

Project description

This project will examine the role that education can play in promoting schools as inclusive environments by developing communication practices grounded in the values and ethos of inclusive education. Disabled people and their representative organisations will partner with experts in education, media and communications from Indonesia and Australia to empower schools to develop innovative advocacy for communicating about disability and inclusion in the community and lead attitudinal change.

Key dates

Social Media Presence, online; launch at webinar/forum TBC for early 2018, 04/09/2017 to 31/03/2018

Media & Communications "Change Laboratory" Workshop, Yogyakarta, 10/10/2017 to 12/10/2017

  • Australia-Indonesia Institute grant offer: $22,000 (GST included)
  • Total project value: $45,150
  • Website: http://sydney.edu.au/health-sciences/cdrp/
  • Social media:
    • Twitter: MichelleVilleneuve@ResearchC4I
    • Project Page Link: http://sydney.edu.au/health-sciences/cdrp/projects.shtml
    • fb link to follow
    • website (emerging at present but will be built by end of project for launch): collaborating4inclusion.org
Last Updated: 1 August 2018